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Investing Topics: Oil Services Stocks

IPO Analysis: Mammoth Energy Partners LP (NSDQ: TUSK)

Unlike most master limited partnerships, Mammoth Energy Partners LP will pay a quarterly distribution that varies based on the cash flow generated by the smattering of oil-field services businesses arrayed under its banner. In other words, investors seeking a reliable quarterly distribution should look elsewhere.

Profitable Trend: Horizontal Drilling Picks up Steam in Permian Basin

The Bakken Shale, the Eagle Ford Shale and the Marcellus Shale may get all the press, as output from these plays continues to grow. But the Permian Basin–an area in west Texas that’s been in production for more than a century–appears poised for a breakout this year.

Swimming Upstream

Despite the underperformance of master limited partnerships (MLP) that produce oil and gas this year, New Source Energy Partners LP still went public. Here's out take on this upstream operator and Emerge Energy Services LP, a newly listed MLP that pays a variable distribution and produces specialized silica sand for use in hydraulic fracturing.

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